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Why aren’t there more dead animals laying around?

Since there are so many animals on the planet––heck even if you live in cities there are a lot of animals around––why don’t we see loads of dead animals lying around? There are a few reasons for that, actually. First, most animals don’t die of old age; most animals are killed by predators and then eaten. If an animal does make it to old age, or perhaps gets ill, it tends to find a place to hide. Once it has passed away, vultures or coyotes find it. And if they don’t, the bacteria and fungi will.

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